Health Related

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
Pediatric health information, listed by disease, disorder or organ. For each diagnosis there is also a list of “online resources.”

New York Online Access to Health
Provides high quality full-text health information for consumers that is accurate, timely, relevant and unbiased.

Children’s Health Education Center (CHEC)
Health information for parents, kids and adolescents, prepared by the medical experts at Children’s Hospital.

National Organization of Rare Disorders
Information on specific diagnoses, along with links to specific organizations that are affiliated with those particular diagnoses. (Non-subscribers will receive a brief report. For a full report, please contact the Southeast Regional Center : 414-266-6333 (NEED).

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of individuals; provides credible information to enhance health decisions and promotes health through strong partnerships.

healthfinder® – your guide to reliable health information
A health information site published by Firstgov and developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Health information from the National Library of Medicine.

Online Mendelian Inheritance of Man
OMIM is intended for use primarily by physicians and other professionals concerned with genetic disorders; written by genetics researchers and by advanced students in science and medicine. Helpful for individuals looking for in-depth research-based information.

Provides information on current health issues. Visitors are also able to look up information on specific illnesses, diagnoses, drugs, herbs and nutrition. While it is sponsored by various pharmacies and other medical suppliers, the site subscribes to the HON code of conduct:

PACER (Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights)
Offers publications on early childhood, IDEA, transitions, emotional/behavioral issues, preventing child abuse, disability awareness and more.


BadgerCare+ is health insurance for all kids, regardless of income. It also offers access to comprehensive health care to working families and pregnant women in Wisconsin.